take/get one's name from

idiom

: to be named after (someone or something)
The band takes/gets its name from its hometown.

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“Take/get one's name from.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%2Fget%20one%27s%20name%20from. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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